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Cherri Gregg
May 26, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Businesses in the Delaware Valley are gearing up to reopen, but how can business owners ensure the safety of their employees and the public? Read more here.
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Kimberly Adams
May 25, 2020 - 8:16 pm
If you're working from home due to the pandemic, you might be finding yourself more stress than ever. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm
With New Jersey’s unemployment now at a staggering 15% — an all-time high — attorneys within the state’s legal aid office have doubled their caseload to cut through red tape, so thousands of jobless workers can claim their cash. One attorney offers advice on how to get every penny you deserve. Read...
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2020 - 2:09 pm
An unprecedented 15% of Pennsylvanians filed for unemployment in April — which is higher than the national rate. Officials hope the percentage begins to drop as the state slowly loosens restrictions on businesses and residents. Read more here.
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Protesters at Open Up Delco Freedom rally at the Delaware County courthouse
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Justin Udo
May 21, 2020 - 4:31 pm
A group of small business owners in Delaware County staged a protest earlier Thursday calling on government officials to let them reopen their doors for business. Read more here.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy during his daily coronavirus press briefing at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 1:44 pm
New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development had somber news Thursday about job losses in the state. The department released a report showing a loss of 757,700 jobs in April, most as a result of restrictions on business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Kristen Johanson
May 20, 2020 - 9:35 pm
Pennsylvania‘s unemployment office says they sent out wrong information to self-employed workers who need help with weekly claims, and they say they are having problems allowing people to file retroactively. Read more here.
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Jenea Robinson in front of her store, Marsh and Mane
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Cherri Gregg
May 14, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Small businesses shuttered because of the pandemic are starting to get at least some relief thanks to federal and state funding. But for many of them, it's not enough. Read more here.
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People stand in freshly painted circles, six-feet-apart, as they wait in a two-hour line.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 8:40 pm
New U.S. Labor Department numbers came out Thursday morning, showing that about 3 million more workers laid off in the coronavirus pandemic applied for unemployment benefits last week. What does the economy look like long-term, and when will it get better? Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
May 12, 2020 - 1:21 pm
A coalition of barbers, hair stylists and nail techs from the Philadelphia region is working to find a way to survive restrictions on residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ve been told they cannot reopen for clients, and most of them say they have received no support. Read...
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